The Curtain Never Opens


I thought that maybe I had a chance,

Maybe for once I would be seen for me.

I was dumb enough to think that you cared,

But you just wanted everyone to see you.

I opened my curtain for you little by little,

Thinking maybe this would last.

But you never really looked at what was behind the curtain.

You never really wanted to.

You just liked what was on the outside because it was new and different.

But when that was gone, so were you.

So I closed my curtain, vowing never to open it again.

But I am only human and so the next time someone came around who seemed like they wanted to see behind,

I started to open again.

But it was stll the same.

So it closed again.

This time with bars, chains, and metal.

I won't let it happen again. Ever.

This curtain will stay closed, hiding the broken heart that lies behind.

The heart that cared so much and fell so deep into love only to lose it all.The heart that cries when it sees others cry, worries about all the little things so you don't have to, and never truly picks up all the pieces.


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